Infant

From Mom to Baby: Antibodies and Infant Health

June 18, 2021

Everyone knows children inherit some things from their parents: their blue eyes, their curly hair, or perhaps their love of the outdoors. Moms take prenatal vitamins and get maternal vaccines like Tdap to transfer health benefits and good antibodies to their unborn babies.

Can Telehealth Make Pregnancy and Birth Safer?

May 24, 2021

It’s perhaps the oldest partnership in health care – safeguarding an expectant mother through pregnancy, assisting with the miracle of birth, and caring for the new mother and infant afterward.

Securing Babies’ Access to Life-Saving Medicine

April 29, 2021

Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is a joy like no other. Bringing that same baby back to the hospital for treatment of a life-threatening virus would be a nightmare. Yet for tens of thousands parents, RSV makes that traumatic return trip a reality.

When Preterm Infants Struggle to Feed

March 31, 2021

Working in the NICU, I have observed a wide range of challenges affecting late preterm infants. But perhaps the most concerning is difficulty eating.

What Happened to the Flu and RSV?

January 21, 2021

Wash your hands. Cover your nose. It’s familiar advice, but in the wake of a global pandemic, more people seem to be following it.